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Cipocereus minensis
Scientific Name: Cipocereus minensis (Werderm.) F.Ritter
Synonym: Cereus minensis, Pilosocereus minensis, Pilocereus minensis, Cephalocereus minensis, Cephalocereus meniensis
Family: Cactaceae
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55F (12C)

Sun Exposure:

Origin: Brazil (Minas Gerais)

Growth Habits: Columnar cactus, up to 3 feet tall (90 cm), stems 2 inches in diameter (5 cm), 12-15 ribs; around 20 spines

Watering Needs:


Blooming Habits:
Greenish white nocturnal flowers, 2 inches long (5 cm), 1 inch in diameter (2.5 cm). They are followed by a blue round fruit.

Fruiting Habits:

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